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December 21st

Monica Rodriguez Chavez

December 21, 2012

Monica Rodriguez Chavez, 69, of Big Spring died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at the Hospice House of Odessa. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.

She was born May 4, 1943, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Andres Chavez on Jan. 2, 1971, in Big Spring.

December 20th

Sibyl Gilmore

December 20, 2012

Sibyl Gilmore, 94, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Eddy Pitchford and Rick Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

She was born Sept. 28, 1918, in Callahan County, Texas and married Joe Clayton Gilmore Dec. 7, 1935, in Big Spring, Texas. He preceded her in death March 16, 1986.

December 19th

John J. 'Jerry' White

December 19, 2012

John J. “Jerry” White, 92, of Big Spring died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home. His body will be in state at Myers & Smith Funeral Home Wednesday and Thursday. Graveside services with military honors will be at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas.

He was born April 26, 1920, in Sessor, Ill. He entered the Army Air Corps in 1937 and served in Europe during World War II. His service included Selfridge Air Base in Michigan, Port Field Air Base in the Philippines and Perrin Air Base in Sherman, Texas.

Frank 'Porky' Overton

December 19, 2012

Frank “Porky” Overton, 28, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, in Big Spring. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Derek Looney, pastor of Spring Creek Fellowship, officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Frank was born Feb. 5, 1984, in Big Spring, Texas to Hassona and Donald Max Overton. He was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. He was a driller for Robinson Drilling at the time of his death.

December 18th

Dorothy Barnett

December 18, 2012

Graveside services for Dorothy (Mrs. Berton) Barnett, 89, of Colorado City were set for noon Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in the Colorado City Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Foster officiating. Services were under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.

Mrs. Barnett died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 in a local nursing home.
Mrs. Barnett was born Sept. 27, 1923, in Houma, La., the daughter of Thomas and Cedie Hatch. She married Berton Barnett Aug. 23, 1944, in Pasadena, Calif.

John J. 'Jerry' White

December 18, 2012

John J. “Jerry” White, 92, of Big Spring died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home. His body will be in state at Myers & Smith Funeral Home Wednesday and Thursday. Graveside services with military honors will be at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas.

Joe Gomez

December 18, 2012

Joe Gomez, 52, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at his residence. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with the Rev. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

He was born Aug. 20, 1960, in Big Spring to Bertha and Ramiro Echavarria. He worked in the oilfield, Fiberglass systems and for more than 20 years for Jiffy Car Wash. He was a lifetime resident of Howard County except for a few years in Laredo. He was a Catholic.

Tommy David Smith

December 18, 2012

Tommy David Smith, 50, of Venus, Texas, formerly of Ackerly died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at a Fort Worth hospital after illness and injuries sustained in a fall. Services are planned for a later date.

December 17th

Opal D. Anglin

December 17, 2012

Opal D. Anglin, 92, of Odessa died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Odessa. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Walter McCall officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time at the Rosewood Chapel.
She was born to Sally Ann Robbins Huff and William Oliver Huff on Feb. 24, 1920, in Stamford, Texas, and married George B. Anglin on July 3, 1935, in Stamford. He preceded her in death Dec. 7, 1992.

Louise Terry

December 17, 2012

Louise Terry, 92, of Big Spring died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Lubbock. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Memorial Park with Pastor Bill Ivins, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.
She was born Feb. 8, 1920, in Columbia Falls, Maine, to Amy and Percy Ingersoll. She grew up in Sour Lake, Texas, and married Elgie Lee Terry on June 5, 1938, in Sour Lake. They were married 72 years and he preceded her in death June 16, 2010.
She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church.

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